Dr Richard Arthur

Provisional Psychologist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology Honours), PhD

Key Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety & depression
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self-regulation
  • Stress management
  • Loss and grief
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Conflict resolution
  • Family and couples therapy
  • Parenting skills and behavior management
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Coping with disability
  • NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)
  • Complex Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self-acceptance & self-confidence
  • Anger management
  • Addictions
  • Work-related issues and leadership training

Therapeutic Frameworks

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness approaches
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Psycho-education
  • Motivational Interviewing

About Richard

Richard has diverse life experience, including work within senior-level public service and corporate management, consulting on government and public relations, leadership training for executives, mindfulness training, support for individuals with suicidal thoughts, and psychological care for the disabled.

Family is Richard’s other world. He has two daughters and nine grandchildren, and like most families, this one has had its many challenges. In his contrasting worlds of career and family, Richard has learned something extra and invaluable about relationships, about understanding oneself and other people, about being strong and soft, and about making a difference in the world.

How Richard might support you

Richard has a compassionate approach, knowing his clients have unique and complex life experiences and challenges. He believes people have the inner resources and hidden talents needed to meet their challenges. His approach is to build upon these strengths, supporting his clients to organise their internal resources and developing the self-confidence to take the next step.

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